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Peel's top doctor leaving role, snags top job at College of Family Physicians of Canada (Wed, 25 May 2022)
Dr. Lawrence Loh Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel Region's medical officer of health who guided the community through the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named the new executive director and chief executive officer of The College of Family Physicians of Canada.
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Monkeypox in Toronto: 2 suspected cases, 2 probable cases under investigation (Wed, 25 May 2022)
monkeypox lesions Toronto Public Health says there are two new suspected cases of monkeypox in the city, as well as one probable case of the virus that's under investigation.
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Ontario's main parties promise changes to autism program (Wed, 25 May 2022)
Autism protest at Queen's Park Three of Ontario's major political parties are proposing changes to the province's autism program, while criticizing a lack of help for families under the Progressive Conservative government.
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Conservatives call on Canada Soccer to cancel match with Iranian team (Wed, 25 May 2022)
South Korea Iran Soccer WCup The Conservatives are joining a growing number of calls for Canada Soccer to cancel a controversial exhibition game against Iran set for next month in Vancouver.
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Police board releases job posting for new chief, consultations ask for 'courageous system-changer' (Wed, 25 May 2022)
CAS EGLINTON OAKWOOD SHOOTING Nearly two years after former police chief Mark Saunders stepped down from the role, the Toronto Police Services Board has released a job posting for chief of police.
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Peter Nygard sexual assault case to return to Montreal courtroom in July (Wed, 25 May 2022)
24th Night of 100 Stars Oscars Viewing Gala Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's sexual assault and forcible confinement case in Quebec will return to a Montreal courtroom July 8.
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Ontario Liberals ask police to investigate 15 corporations linked to PC MPP and his staff (Wed, 25 May 2022)
Vincent Ke The Ontario Liberal Party is asking the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate the incorporation of 15 companies or associations linked to a Progressive Conservative MPP who's seeking re-election on June 2.
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Woman recounts 'worst nightmare' at Canada's Wonderland as riders trapped on roller-coaster during storm (Wed, 25 May 2022)
Wonderland riders trapped Visitors at Canada's Wonderland were caught amid a powerful storm Saturday, leaving some trapped on roller coaster rides for up to 30 minutes while others were scrambling to find shelter at the amusement park in Vaughan, Ont.
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'Derringer in the Morning' radio show placed on hiatus amid misconduct investigation (Tue, 24 May 2022)
John Derringer Corus Entertainment has placed Q107 morning radio show Derringer in the Morning on hiatus amid an external ethics and conduct review, the company says.
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Why this man has spent 15 years hunting down Toronto's suspected illegal billboards (Wed, 25 May 2022)
Dave Meslin cropped Dave Meslin’s fight against suspected illegal billboards is now the subject of a new documentary. He says it's about more than just trying to get corporations to follow the rules. It’s also about reclaiming public space and determining who has the right to decide what our city looks like.
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth most populous municipality in North America. Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely populated region in Southern Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe, which is home to 8.1 million residents and has approximately 25% of Canada's population.  The Toronto metropolitan census area had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 in the 2006 Census.

 

As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered a global city and is one of the top financial centres in the world. Toronto's leading economic sectors include finance, business services, telecommunications, aerospace, transportation, media, arts, film, television production, publishing, software production, medical research, education, tourism and sports industries.The Toronto Stock Exchange, the world's seventh largest, is headquartered in the city, along with most of Canada's corporations. They also have an NHL hockey team, called the Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

Toronto's population is cosmopolitan and international, reflecting its role as an important destination for immigrants to Canada. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities by percentage of non-native-born residents, as about 49% of the population were born outside of Canada.  Because of the city's low crime rates, clean environment, high standard of living, and friendly attitude to diversity, Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the Mercer Quality of Living Survey.  In addition, Toronto was ranked as the most expensive Canadian city in which to live in 2006.

  Residents of the city are called Torontonians.

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